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Thumbs up for Noam Chomsky, and a Best Defense razz for old David Frost

And that is a headline I thought I’d never write about Professor Chomsky. The old-school hard-core MIT leftist has issued a letter denouncing his old friend Hugo Chavez for undermining Venezuelan democracy. Better late than never. Meanwhile, David Frost, who may be sleazier than I thought, seems to have been pocketed lots of money to ...

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And that is a headline I thought I'd never write about Professor Chomsky. The old-school hard-core MIT leftist has issued a letter denouncing his old friend Hugo Chavez for undermining Venezuelan democracy.

Better late than never.

Meanwhile, David Frost, who may be sleazier than I thought, seems to have been pocketed lots of money to help Col. Qaddafi with his image.

And that is a headline I thought I’d never write about Professor Chomsky. The old-school hard-core MIT leftist has issued a letter denouncing his old friend Hugo Chavez for undermining Venezuelan democracy.

Better late than never.

Meanwhile, David Frost, who may be sleazier than I thought, seems to have been pocketed lots of money to help Col. Qaddafi with his image.

(HTs to BH and Dr. AM)

Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at ricksblogcomment@gmail.com. Twitter: @tomricks1

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